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Homewood trustees to consider settlement over Calumet Country Club lawsuit

January 21, 2021 - 18:05
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At its regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 26, the Homewood Board of Trustees will consider an agreement to settle a lawsuit filed against the village. The purchaser of the former Calumet Country Club property, 2136 175th St., filed suit in Cook County Circuit Court to disconnect the property from Homewood.

Homewood approved ordinance to amend enterprise zone

September 29, 2019 - 19:17
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Homewood approved an intergovernmental agreement to apply for changes to the boundaries of the Cal Sag enterprise zone at its Sept. 24 village board meeting. Enterprise zones are intended to encourage private investment in economically depressed areas. Businesses located inside those areas and meeting certain criteria can be exempt from some taxes.
 

Contract for water project design on Homewood trustees agenda

September 22, 2019 - 20:42
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The plan to switch from Harvey to Chicago Heights as the source of water for Homewood could take another step forward Tuesday.

At the regular board meeting, trustees will consider an agreement with Burns & McDonnell for phase one of the project, the engineering design.

The $813,000 contract will require a budget amendment to allocate money from the water and sewer fund. 

Homewood officials: Retaining Calumet Country Club will be difficult

September 04, 2019 - 22:12
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The ongoing battle over Calumet Country Club hasn't been easy and it won't find a simple conclusion. That was the message Homewood officials provided to about 100 residents at a special meeting Wednesday night held to address the latest updates about attempts to disconnect the property from the village.
 

Homewood board denounces trucking center plans

August 01, 2019 - 00:52
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Editor's note: This is the third story in a series exploring the proposed redevelopment of Calumet Country Club.
 
The Homewood Board of Trustees have denounced plans for a trucking center development in place of the Calumet Country Club.
 
During a special meeting July 18, board members and Mayor Rich Hofeld were in agreement that the proposed plans by Arizona-based Diversified Partners CRE would be too intense for the area.
 

Homewood residents offer ideas, urge village to fight redevelopment project

July 26, 2019 - 20:48
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From the perspective of Homewood officials and residents at a special board of trustees meeting Thursday, July 18, the proposed redevelopment of Calumet Country Club appears to be a doubly bad deal: a big loss and a bad gain.

The loss would be a historic country club and nearly 130 acres of open land. The gain would be a fulfillment center, but it comes with a significant increase in truck traffic.

Calumet Country Club disconnect petition prompts Homewood officials to act

July 25, 2019 - 17:12
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A redevelopment plan for the historic Calumet Country Club on Homewood's north side has village officials and residents alarmed.

The current proposal by Diversified Partners CRE, which has a contract to purchase the golf course at 2136 175th St., would redevelop the property as a transportation and distribution center that could have more than 300 trucks per day going in and out, according to Homewood officials.

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